The healthcare industry requires sharing private, personal health information between disconnected parties to operate. The number of parties involved, together with legislation to protect private data, results in complex, fragmented and inefficient systems. User owned data fundamentally changes this paradigm.
Healthcare professionals need to manage a significant amount of information about themselves when onboarding to a new facility, or redeploying to new locations. The process can take days. Our tools equip them with the data in verifiable form, allowing it to be presented and verified immediately.
Credentials can become access passes to sensitive facilities like long-term care homes. This ensures staff who are entering have the required training, vaccination and health records to be there.
Our credentials can be easily verified at routine intervals in seconds. We also help ensure staff compliance records are up-to-date, reflecting any expired near-expired items which need attention.
Credentials can be revoked in real-time by issuers, preventing the need to check with 3rd parties about their status.
Personal records like panel tests and vaccination status need to be exchanged securely as part of health professional claims. This information can sit alongside other credentials and be presented as needed for rapid verification.
Sandra Ketchen -
Spectrum Health Care
White Paper: Changing the face of Nurse Credentialing & Mobility through Verifiable Credentials
In this paper, we further explore the potential of verifiable credentials to the nursing population, specifically in regards to its impact to streamlining the hiring and verification of healthcare professionals.Download
White Paper: COVID-19 Embracing Digital Credentials in Health Care
A key challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic has been how to safely continue with the model of health care worker mobility (HCWs) mobility whereby HCWs work in multiple health care settings. In this paper, we explore the applicability of digital credentials in health care and opportunities to be considered.Download
Canadian-based Spectrum Health Care wanted to explore digital credential technology to facilitate the safe, seamless and on-demand movement of healthcare workers across multiple locations, whilst protecting their patients.
Upon administration of a flu inoculation, healthcare workers were issued confirmation of this via our digital credentials. Arriving at a health care setting, workers could then have their health status securely verified through presenting their credential (i.e. vaccinated and thus not a risk to their clinically vulnerable patients).